If any offence under Indian Penal Code or any other criminal act is committed by the owner the servant can be summoned for the offence of owner?

Answer: No. Criminal Procedure Code 1973, Chapter VI, Processes to Compel Appearance A- Summons. CrPC Section 64 Service when persons summoned cannot be found:- Where the person Summoned cannot, by the exercise of due diligence, be found, the summons maybe served by leaving one of the duplicates for him with some adult male member of his family residing with him, and the person with whom the summons is so left shall if so required by the serving officer, sign a receipt therefor on the back of the other duplicate.

 Explanation:- A servant is not a member of the family within the meaning of this section.

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